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What Squareseries, besides the Chrono Series, should get a remake/sequel?

Square's Tom Sawyer
Bahamut Lagoon
Live A Live
Super Mario RPG
Treasure of the Rudras
Vagrant Story
The Bouncer
Other

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nightmare975

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So Square has had a couple of series go off without a sequel in some time. Some of these could be in need of a remake. My question is, what do you think deserves a remake/sequel?

Also note there is no Chrono option, I know this is a forum about Chrono, but I want to see what other games you guys would want.

Info for games.

Square's Tom Sawyer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Square%27s_Tom_Sawyer
http://www.somethingawful.com/d/rom-pit/squares-tom-sawyer.php

Bahamut Lagoon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bahamut_Lagoon

Live A Live
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_A_Live

Super Mario RPG
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_Mario_RPG:_Legend_of_the_Seven_Stars

Treasure of the Rudras
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treasure_of_the_Rudras

Vagrant Story
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vagrant_Story

The Bouncer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bouncer

Zaulche

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Super Mario RPG had a spiritual successor in the Paper Mario Series, but never a direct sequel, so that might be cool.

Otherwise I voted for a Vagrant Story sequel. It was a very unique game and I enjoyed the item creation aspect, though it took me a while to really get the Risk system down to a science. I think it would be cool to play a sequel, though they might not be able to be a direct sequel, maybe a sequel in gameplay at least.

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I picked Live A Live, the game had eight distinct stories plus a final one that tied everything together. It'd be cool to have a remake or even a sequel for it.

Come on, they don't make games like that anymore.

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Never played Live A Live. Heck, I do not think I even played any of the games on the list except the two I already mentioned. Guess I need to broaden my horizons.

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Tom Sawyer was just a licensed title...I doubt they still have the rights to it...nor should they...it was just another lame 8-Bit platformer in a sea of "I wish this was Super Mario"s.

While it getting a remake is nice 'n' all, I think most fans REALLY wanted a SEQUEL to FFTactics. And, no, the FFTA series doesn't count...I don't blame 'em, since the project head behind FFT & Vagrant Story left, I believe, but whatever...

Bahamut Lagoon was alright, but there are already far better SRPGs available...I'd rather they just stick w/the FFT series.

I voted for Live-a-Live, however, as it's by far the best Square game that never got an (official) English translation. A DS remake would be godly...a sequel...might just end up like the SaGa Frontiers...>_<

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Vagrant Story for sure.  That game was so great...

Then Super Mario RPG.  That's a close second.  I like the Paper Mario series and all, but it just isn't as good...

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I also voted Vagrant Story. To me, that awesome ending just screamed for a sequel, and I could never understand why Square would let such a unique IP just fizzle out. If Ashley's still the main character with those shapeshifting abilities, there could be interesting gameplay possibilities.

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Vagrant Story, although RnH(Treasure of the Rudras) gets a close second in my book.

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No love for Xenogears? For shame.

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How true. My guess is Nightmare left out Xenogears because of the existence of Xenosaga; but the way Saga turned out just left me wanting more of the Gears series as it was originally intended to be when Takahashi wrote Perfect Works.

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I voted other for a few reasons:

Threads of Fate, an awesome action RPG for the PS1 that I thought was exteremely overlooked.

Thousand Arms, same as the above, except turn based.

Legend of Dragoon, now that I look back I'm not entirely sure if it was SquareSoft, but it deserves a sequel.

Parasite Eve, Action/Shooter/RPG about a hot scantily clad blonde chick fighting mutants. Case Closed.


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Parasite Eve has a sequel...and it's also getting another sequel called The 3rd Birthday...

And no, Legend of Dragoon was not Square. I believe it was just SCEA.

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Parasite Eve has a sequel...and it's also getting another sequel called The 3rd Birthday...

And no, Legend of Dragoon was not Square. I believe it was just SCEA.



I was aware of the sequel, but I had no idea about the third installment. Also, I think a movie came out around the same time FF: The Waste-of-Money Within cam out.

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I only selected games that have not gotten any form of a sequel or remake.

Xenogears had Xenosaga, regretfully.

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I would love to see Live-A-Live get released outside of Japan either for DS or PSP (too bad GBA is dead =/)...

As for non-Square-Enix series, I would love to see Atlus' Shin Megami Tensei I and II for SNES remade for DS or PSP and released outside of Japan...